Method Park again sponsors ASQF Advancement Prize

Method Park again sponsors the ASQF Advancement Prize this year, which is awarded to the computer science graduate Michael Eischer for his outstanding final project in the winter semester of 2016/17. This prize is remunerated with 500 euros.

Method Park is sponsor of the ASQF Advancement Prize for the second time. For its personnel policy, the company from Erlangen places particular emphasis on the promotion of young and talented career entrants in the research and science fields.

The prize is awarded to a graduate of the winter semester 2016/17 who studied computer sciences at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Chair for computer science 4 – distributed systems and operating systems). Michael Eischer received an A (1.0) for his final paper, in which he dealt with the development of a Byzantine and error-tolerant protocol for heterogeneous environments.

Christian Wawersich, deputy Team Leader and Senior Software Engineer at Method Park, will award the prize of 500 euros to Michael Eischer today. This will be at the graduation celebration of the faculty of engineering in the “Audimax” lecture hall of the university in Erlangen.

Starting in 2002, the German Association for Software Quality and Further Education ASQF awards this prize once a semester. This is for outstanding performance during studies, short periods of studying resulting in graduation and final papers, in which practical relevance and software quality are the focus. Cooperation partners are the FU Berlin, FH Brandenburg, BTU Cottbus, TU Munich, FH Nuremberg and the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.

Picture: Christian Wawersich (right), Method Park, and Armin Metzger (left), ASQR, present Michael Eischer with the ASQF Advancement Prize.

About Method Park
Method Park is an established and successful consulting and software company for safety-critical systems in the automotive industry and medical technology area, for which the company develops advanced proprietary software solutions. Method Park brings extensive know-how to fields which have high and extremely high safety requirements. With this knowledge Method Park offers its customers a range of solutions that contributes to the success of each company. Method Park is the competent partner for consulting, coaching, training, engineering services and products for all software development processes. The "Stages" Web-based process management portal, developed by Method Park, supports users with the practical implementation of all development processes. Stages ensures the implementation of predefined quality standards and process models and can be integrated in all common development environments. Furthermore, “Stages” enables the global distribution of development tasks beyond corporate boundaries. Founded in Erlangen in 2001, Method Park employs around 170 persons at sites in Erlangen, Munich, Stuttgart, Hannover, and Frankfrurt as well as in Detroit, Miami, and Pittsburgh in the USA.

For further information please contact:
Dr. Christina Ohde-Benna, PR-Assistant
Method Park Holding AG, Wetterkreuz 19a, 91058 Erlangen, Germany

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